primary elections

State Capitol News
5:00 am
Tue September 16, 2014

State Republicans May Try to Block Independents from Their Primaries

House Speaker Andy Tobin at the state capitol in 2013. He beat his Republican primary opponent, Gary Kiehne, by just over 400 votes last month. A big factor in his victory could have been the large number of independents voting in the Republican race.
Credit AP Photo/Matt York

Republicans may try to block independents from voting in future party primaries after they may have affected the outcome of some close races this year. Arizona Public Radio’s Howard Fischer reports.

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KNAU and Arizona News
5:00 am
Tue August 19, 2014

Flagstaff Hosts Gubernatorial Forum with a Week to Go Before the Primary

Mesa Mayor and Republican gubernatorial candidate Scott Smith at Monday's Flagstaff forum.
Credit Ryan Heinsius

Last night, Flagstaff hosted its first-ever gubernatorial forum on the campus of Northern Arizona University. As Arizona Public Radio’s Ryan Heinsius reports, seven candidates for the state’s highest office fielded a variety of questions collected from an online Gallup poll.

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KNAU and Arizona News
2:06 pm
Wed August 29, 2012

No Real Surprises in AZ Primary Elections

After Tuesday's primaries, a lot of the losing campaigns across Arizona are packing up their headquarters.

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KNAU and Arizona News
2:44 pm
Tue August 28, 2012

Low Voter Turnout on Primary Day

It's been slow going at polling places across Coconino County for today's Democratic and Republican primaries.

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State Capitol News
5:14 pm
Wed August 22, 2012

Open Primary Initiative May be Short of Signatures

The initiative would have all candidates from all parties run in a single primary, with the top two surviving to the general election.

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